Essay on the benefits of performant software, and how it affects user perception of engineering quality and overall usability
Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that MattersNew book by Ryan at Basecamp. Well worth a read.
An *excellent* post on the fundamentals of sectioning in HTML. I'll be refactoring this site after reading this.
Remy's Webmention.app looks like a very handy little service indeed. Been toying with the idea of webmentions on this site fort a little while now.
A crypto currency from a centralised organisation with questionable ethics. Sure, this might make virtual currency mainstream, but I'm not entirely sure this is good for crypto.
Bitcoin's week-long rally took some by surprise, but in retrospect, Mosaic Theory may have foreshadowed it. Among the rationales, Facebook is coming.
Mary Meeker's been at it again. Nothing very surprising in this year's report, but one thing did jump out at me which was related to customer acquisition costs. They're going up across the board. Mary points out that, in some cases, it's more costly to acquire a customer than the lifespan of that customer with a given product. When that happens, it's unsustainable growth.
Yes. Yes it is.